Michael Blake
Composer Musician


Made in China

Made in China is the name of a new group that Michael leads with trombonist Sam Blaser and drummer Michael Sarin. They recorded a new album at Scott Harding's Greenpoint Studio last month.

Michael to record his latest large ensemble work The Komagata Maru Blues

In January 2015 Michael and Songlines Recording received a Recording Grant from The Canada Council For the Arts to record his latest large ensemble work The Komagata Maru Blues! A session is planned for this July with his Vancouver band The Variety Hour (Chris Gestrin, Dylan van der Schyff, JP Carter) and special guests Peggy Lee, Ron Samworth, Andre Lachance, Neelamjit Dilhon, Aram Bajakian and Emma Postl.

New album "Tiddy Boom" released

In July Michael signed with the illustrious NYC based jazz label Sunnyside Records who released his latest jazz album "Tiddy Boom" October 28th 2014.

In the December '14 Jazztimes issue Michael discusses his latest release with Ted Panken: Features

Buy Tiddy Boom!

Tiddy Boom on Best of 2014 lists

And lots more great Tiddy Boom reviews

Upcoming Gigs

Upcoming Gigs in Seattle and NYC!

"Party Hard for Scotty Hard"

Check out the benefit track Michael produced for his friend Scott Harding (aka Scotty Hard) featuring John Medeski, Steven Bernstein, Marcus Rojas, David Tronzo, Teddy Kumpel and more!


More news and musings.


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Updated : 10 07 2015